Whitewater, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 731 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 
Males: 395  (54.1%)
Females: 336  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67154.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,395 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$60,395
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,392 (it was $20,078 in 2000)

Whitewater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,438 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$136,438
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,760; detached houses: $116,816

Median gross rent in 2017: $828.

March 2019 cost of living index in Whitewater: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
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  • Races in Whitewater, KS (2010)
    • 66292.2%White alone
    • 223.1%Two or more races
    • 192.6%Hispanic
    • 121.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Whitewater detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Whitewater, Kansas as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Whitewater is 393 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (31.6%), American (26.9%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (2.4%), English (2.1%), Scandinavian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 2,212 people per square mile   (low).

Whitewater, Kansas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,250 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,536 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (21.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (357.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Elbing, KS (2.5 miles ),
Potwin, KS (2.7 miles ),
Benton, KS (3.5 miles ),
Walton, KS (3.5 miles ),
Newton, KS (3.5 miles ),
North Newton, KS (3.6 miles ),
Kechi, KS (3.7 miles ),
Towanda, KS (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.96 N, Longitude: 97.15 W

Distribution of median household income in Whitewater, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Whitewater, KS in 2017
Whitewater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $259,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Whitewater, KS residents
Average permit cost in Whitewater, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Whitewater, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.6%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Social assistance (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Whitewater, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Engineers (5.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Whitewater, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.1. This is about average.

City:

67.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.252. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Whitewater-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Whitewater city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitewater-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from Whitewater center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Whitewater center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from Whitewater center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitewater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Whitewater:

  • WHEAT STATE MANOR (601 S MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Whitewater:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - NEWTON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON MEDICAL CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • KANSAS CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • ASBURY PARK (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)

Amtrak station near Whitewater:

  • 13 miles: NEWTON (5TH & MAIN STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitewater:

  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 15 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 19 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita State University (about 19 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 24 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 24 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 25 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 43 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

Public high school in Whitewater:

Public elementary/middle school in Whitewater:

See full list of schools located in Whitewater

Library in Whitewater:

  • WHITEWATER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,238; Location: 118 EAST TOPEKA; 10,281 books; 583 audio materials; 752 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Whitewater: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 37 (A), Whitewater River Consolidated Fire District - Whitewater Station (B), Whitewater Memorial Library (C), Whitewater City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitewater include: Federated Church (A), Swiss Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitewater and their reported violations in the past:

BUTLER CO RWD 7 (Population served: 1,300, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Whitewater (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Whitewater: The Bank Of Whitewater at 126 South Main Street, branch established on 1891/04/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18.8 mil, Deposits: $17.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Whitewater Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Whitewater:

Marital status in Whitewater, KS
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Whitewater:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Kansas average:

11.1

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Whitewater
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whitewater, KS (based on Butler County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,59855
Mainline Protestant8,86626
Catholic7,8003
Other5714
None38,045-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Whitewater:

51.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Whitewater:

19.1%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Whitewater:

35.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Whitewater:

76.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whitewater, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$8,022$48,1320$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,307$39,6840$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$11,329$45,3160$0

Whitewater government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $147,000 ($201.09)
    Central Staff Services: $105,000 ($143.64)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($80.71)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($79.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($47.88)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($16.42)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($12.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($79.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($20.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $143,000 ($195.62)

Whitewater government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $115,000 ($157.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($46.51)
    Other: $10,000 ($13.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($2.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($30.10)
    Rents: $7,000 ($9.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.37)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($198.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($24.62)
  • Tax - Property: $197,000 ($269.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($51.98)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.37)

Whitewater government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,108,000 ($1515.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,096,000 ($1499.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($16.42)

Whitewater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,000 ($94.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,000 ($46.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,000 ($47.88)

7.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($62,716 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.16% ($50,921)
from Harvey County, KS  0.15% ($51,139)


7.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sedgwick County, KS  3.80% ($53,410 average AGI)
to Harvey County, KS  0.18% ($46,023)
to Cowley County, KS  0.10% ($31,696)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K218DR (91.5 FM; BELLAIRE, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Whitewater:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Whitewater fatal accident list:

May 1, 2007 07:59 AM, Sr-196, Butler Rd, Lat: 37.956469, Lon: -97.134503, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.6mTotal length
  • $3,191,000Total costs
  • 10,781Total average daily traffic
  • 1,302Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,889Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Whitewater, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Whitewater, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Hailey J Puzel, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: Mw Towers, Pwrablica@kc.Rr.Com, , Prair-ie Village, Phone: (913) 449-4774
  • Mary J Sanders, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: Mw Towers, Pwrablica@kc.Rr.Com, , Prair-ie Village, Phone: (913) 449-4774
  • F. Howard Mandel, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: K2 Towers, LLC, Hmandel@peppertreecapital.Com, , Chagr-in Falls, Phone: (866) 962-0904
  • Alyse Brussard, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Structure height: 20015 m, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: K2 Towers, LLC, Info@k2towers.Com, , Chagr-in Falls, Phone: (866) 962-0904

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 121 S Main (Lat: 37.578806 Lon: -97.089361), Call Sign: WPZP992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.812 MHz, 469.812 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Certifier: Lewis R Glass, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 263-4881

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Whitewater, KS, Lat: 37.969000 Lon: -97.203194, Call Sign: WQEZ582,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2016, Expiration Date: 05/25/2026, Certifier: Jeremy M Krueger, Registrant: One Gas, Inc., 15 E 5th Street, Tulsa, OK 74121, Phone: (918) 947-7143, Email:
  • WHITEWATER, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 94 m, Call Sign: WRBN492,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 05/07/2018, Expiration Date: 05/07/2028, Certifier: Chris P Hahn, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitewater)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Whitewater)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of reported fires - 57 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Whitewater, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.4%), and Structure Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Whitewater, KS
    • 19565.4%Outside Fires
    • 6321.1%Structure Fires
    • 299.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitewater, KS
Most common first names in Whitewater, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1582.0 years
Mary1382.7 years
Marie883.1 years
William884.9 years
Henry783.3 years
Anna790.9 years
Frank581.0 years
George574.2 years
Joseph580.6 years
Albert585.0 years
Most common last names in Whitewater, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Claassen1587.8 years
Wiebe1587.5 years
Klaassen1180.6 years
Harms1083.9 years
Thiessen1079.5 years
Harder990.4 years
Regier878.3 years
Roth887.3 years
Gronau780.3 years
Dyck777.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whitewater, KS
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whitewater, KS
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity


Whitewater compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Roger E. Kornfeld (2)
  • Ryan David Nord (1)
  • William John Carey (1)
  • William J. Carey (1)
  • Aaron Jay Wiebe (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.